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Documents

 

Forms

Description Filename Date Size Type
*Test Letter - information for data reduction & model installation required by KWT prior to testing. (call for most recent version)      
*Sample run log for review.  Please review the sample and let us know what variables you would like noted on the run log for your test. We will then customize the template for your test. RUNLOG.PDF 2/10/05 215k Acrobat
*Desired model position ranges for pitch & yaw runs. FLAGS.DOC
FLAGS.PDF
10/08/02
10/08/02
12k
10k
MS Word
Acrobat
*Scales and types of on-line plots desired by the customer. GRIDDEF.DOC
GRIDDEF.PDF
10/08/02
10/08/02
70k
6k
MS Word
Acrobat

Additional Information about Testing at KWT

Description Filename Date Size Type
Suggestions for the design of the wind tunnel model. MODELRECS.PDF 4/13/00 218k Acrobat
Comprehensive rate and services information for testing at KWT. RATE GUIDE 1/01/15 47k Acrobat
Standard data names used at the facility. STDNAMES.PDF 3/27/98 13k Acrobat
Technical Guide to the Kirsten Wind Tunnel. TECHINFO.PDF 7/27/00 3.1 Mb Acrobat
Introduction to testing at KWT. TESTING_SUGGESTIONS.DOC 3/1/05 35k Word 2000
Information on having an enjoyable stay at KWT. WELCOME.PDF 5/21/09 60k Acrobat
Displays the three axis diagrams of an aircraft. AXES_DIAGRAMS-AIRCRAFT.PDF 11/18/11 162k Acrobat
Displays the moment transfer diagram for a model. MOMENT_TRANSFERS.PDF 8/28/06 13k Acrobat
Three view diagram of KWT building. TunnelDiagram.pdf 8/28/06 222k Acrobat

Software

All software is for a PC-based Microsoft Windows operating systems, although not everything has been verified to work with Windows Vista, 7, 8, or 10.

Description Filename/URL Date Size Type
"UWAL" Plotting - Software for plotting tunnel test data. https://sites.google.com/site/uwalplotting/ 2014 varies Executable
IGS Viewer - Software for viewing 3D models (IGS) files. Self-extracting installation. IGSViewerSetup.exe 2011 12.3MB Executable
Curve Expert software - shareware curve fitting program. CVXPT121.ZIP 3/3/96 674k Zipped
Software to convert metric measurements to english units. DATCON10.ZIP 1/24/96 30k Zipped
Set read-only attribute on multiple files and directories. READONLY.ZIP 7/27/00 2,528k Zipped
Software for converting air speeds to dynamic pressure & includes Reynolds number calculator (KWT freeware). SPEED1.ZIP 2/26/96 248k Zipped
Wind Tunnel Data Organizer. WTDOINST.ZIP 8/9/2004 3.5M Zipped
Shareware utility for permanently erasing files. TERM20.ZIP 8/29/96 194k Zipped

CAD Files

IGS files can be viewed (but not modified) using the IGS Viewer program

Description Filename Date Size Type
Main strut fairing (wind shield) and single strut using truncated fairing cap 4.6. FAIRING.PRT
FAIRING.IGS
3/27/1998 3/27/1998 123k 159k UniGraphics IGES
Clutch face for trunnion blocks used with the Single Strut. CLUTCH_FACE.PRT
CLUTCH_FACE.IGS
3/27/1998 3/27/1998 271k 263k UniGraphics IGES
Boeing single strut used for most aircraft tests. BOEING-SINGLE-STRUT_DETAILED.IGS 9/23/2005 1110k UniGraphics IGES
Pitch arm #1 used for aircraft tests. PITCH-ARM_NO-1.IGS 9/14/2007 680k IGES
Pitch arm #2 used for aircraft tests. PITCH-ARM_NO-2.IGS 9/23/2005 396k IGES
Pitch arm 7-2 used for aircraft tests. PITCH-ARM_7-2.IGS 9/14/2007 429k IGES
Low Profile Pitch Arm used for aircraft tests. LOW_PROFILE_PITCHARM.IGS 9/23/2005 218k IGES
Small trunnion block for the Single Strut. SM_TRUNNION.PRT
Low Profile trunnion block for the Single Strut. LOW_PROFILE_TRUNNION.IGS 9/14/2007 1120k IGES